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Early Years Practitioner

  • Location: London Borough of Hounslow
  • Start date: 02 Jan 2017
  • Category: Primary, Secondary, Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10841153
  • Branch: Hounslow/Berkshire
  • Consultant: Tejinder Bath
  • Call: 01895 451 970
Job description
We are currently looking for an exceptional Early Years Practitioner to work with a Reception Class next year. The school is looking for someone who is comfortable with planning and carrying out activities in line with the requirements of the early years foundation stage (EYFS).

The School itself is based in the Hounslow borough close to Brentford and has good transport links. The school is growing from a one form entry to a three form entry which is why this vacancy has arisen. They are looking for someone who has both the experience and qualifications to excel into the role as it's a lovely and supportive school with an ethos built around their broad curriculum and the importance of education outside the classroom.

This will be especially important and play a key role in the early years, with forest school and scientific approach to learning. The ideal candidate will be a passionate about this type of education as the school. They are also lucky enough to have a supportive and strong parent Partnership and Senior leadership team meaning that you will be supported in the role and work as part of a team.

Excellence and dedication to the role is expected however the school is open, relaxed and has a positive working environment, where a work life balance is encouraged.

The role will involve developing work schemes and lessons plans to motivate children and imaginatively using resources to help them learn as well as supporting the Teacher to develop the social and communication skills of children and provide a safe and secure environment in which the child can learn.

You will need to have experience with recording observations and summarising the children's achievements. Focusing on optimising the children's development and preparing for a successful transition into year 1.

Responsibilities may include:

•motivating and stimulating children's learning abilities, often encouraging learning through experience;

•providing pastoral care and support to children and providing them with a secure environment to learn;

•developing and producing visual aids and teaching resources;

•organising learning materials and resources and making imaginative use of resources;

•assisting with the development of children's personal, social and language abilities;

•supporting the development of children's basic skills, including physical coordination, speech and communication;

•encouraging children's mathematical and creative development through stories, songs, games, drawing and imaginative play;

•developing children's curiosity and knowledge;

•working with others, including teaching assistants as well as volunteer helpers, to plan and coordinate work both indoors and outdoors;

•sharing knowledge gained with other practitioners and parents;

•observing, assessing and recording each child's progress;

•attending in-service training;

•ensuring the health and safety of children and staff is maintained during all activities, both inside and outside the nursery or school;

•keeping up to date with changes in the curriculum and developments in best practice.

If this sounds like the role for you or you are interested in any similar work within early years in a primary school and you have the relevant qualifications and experience then please do get in touch with your current up to date CV.

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00.
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